The Isle of #Islay Wildlife Experience with Iolo Williams During the week we explored a broad range of habitats including wetland, coastal, oceanic, estuarine, beach, dune, peatland and moorland. #Islay #IsleofIslay #IoloWilliams #naturetourism #WinterTours #WinterWildlife
The Isle of #Islay Wildlife Experience with Iolo Williams A team photo on the magnificent RSPB Highlands & Islands ,RSPB Scotland reserve 'The Oa'. Whilst on the reserve we managed to encounter 3 Peregrines, White-tailed Eagle, 3 Golden Eagles, Twite, Fulmars, Rock Doves, Ravens, Feral Goats, Greenland White-fronted Geese and much more! #NatureScotland #Islay #IsleofIslay #IoloWilliams #EwanMiles
Predator and prey on #Islay... We have been making our final plans for our Islay expedition in March and thought we would share this wonderful photo by Andy Stewart from our December tour on the island. It is a Golden Eagle perched on a trig point with a skein of Barnacle Geese in the backdrop! View more of Andy's great photos here - https://www.deviantart.com/andy-stewart/gallery/ #Islay #isleofislay #islay
The Isle of Islay Winter Wildlife Expedition with Iolo Williams We very much enjoyed our visits to the RSPB Highlands & Islands reserve Loch Gruniart. Sightings included Whooper Swans (pictured), Hen Harrier, Greenland WF Geese, Barnacle Geese, Pintail, Wigeon, Brown Hare, Roe Deer, Shoveler, Teal, Bar-tailed Godwit, Black-tailed Godwit, Knot, Dunlin, Buzzards, Lapwing, Golden Plovers and much more! #Islay #IsleofIslay #IoloWilliams #packageexpeditions #WildlifePackageHoliday
The Isle of #Islay Winter Wildlife Expedition with Iolo Williams A team photo from Laggan bay after watching flocks of Twite and stunning male Hen Harriers on a windy Mull of Oa! #Islay #IsleofIslay #IslayWildlife #islay #IoloWilliams #WinterTours
The Isle of Islay Winter Wildlife Expedition with Iolo Williams Yesterday we had an amazing encounter with a Golden Eagle perched up on a trig point! Other sightings included Merlin, Twite, Hen Harriers, Barnacle Geese, Greenland White-fronted Geese, Brent Geese, Scaup and much more. #Islay #IsleofIslay #IslayWildlife #MullNatureExpedition #mullwildlife #hebrides #GoldenEagle #IoloWilliams
A great five days staying at Islay Cottages last week with species including Merlin, Peregrine, Golden Eagle, White-tailed Eagle, Otter, Hen Harrier, Chough, thousands of Barnacle Geese, Greenland White-fronted Geese, Iceland Gull, Glaucous Gulls, Barn Owl, Whooper Swans, Twite, Slavonian Grebe, Black-throated Diver and much more! On day 4 we had five separate male Hen Harrier sightings! Day 5 may have topped that with stunning Crossbills and a memorable Otter encounter with
The Isle of Islay Wildlife Experience with Iolo Williams 2018 Great views of a juvenile female Peregrine on day three and also another adult female Hen Harrier hunting wildfowl. All three species of Diver were observed in one small area of sea and Chough made an appearance towards the end of the day. Another Glaucous Gull was seen and great to witness such healthy numbers of Greenland White-fronted Geese. #Islay #IsleofIslay #IoloWilliams #WinterTours #WinterWildlife #Hebride
The Isle of Islay Wildlife Experience with Iolo Williams 2018 On our crossing to the island on day one we managed to see Golden Eagles, Great-northern Divers, Kittiwakes, Common Guillemot, Black Guillemot and Red Deer on Jura. On day two, after we admired the Atlantic storms to the west of Islay we covered some habitat in more sheltered areas and recorded Glaucous Gull, Iceland Gull, Merlin, Hen Harrier, Pintail, Wigeon, Teal, Shoveler, RB Mergansers and thousands of Barnacle
Wonderful to see family parties of Whooper Swans arriving safely to the Isle of Islay after successful breeding seasons. Juvenile birds have a duller plumage with a lack of yellow on the bill and as you can see by this photo, there are mainly young birds pictured. #MullWildlifeTour #mullwildlife #IsleofMull #IsleofIslay #islay #NatureScotland #IoloWilliams #EwanMiles #ecotourism #IslayWildlife #WinterWildlife #ScotlandWildlife
A team photo on day 2 on the Isle of Islay with Iolo Williams and guests. Within 5 minutes of leaving the house we had nice views of a Merlin perched up before taking flight.
Afterwards during a morning walk on the north side of the Island we managed to encounter Chough, Wheatear, WT Eagle and Grey Seal pups. Into the afternoon and we made use of the hides at Loch Gruniart to watch 1000s of Barnacle Geese, Juv Peregrine, Golden Eagles, Ruff, Pintail, Wigeon, BT Godwit, Grey
Our first Islay tour in 2018 is now full but we have a new date in December and are taking bookings now... http://www.naturescotland.com/iolo-williams-islay-december #NatureScotland #IoloWilliams #BBCSpringwatch #MullWildlifeTour #Mull #isleofislay #IsleofMull #islay #WinterTours #WinterWildlife
THE ISLE OF ISLAY WINTER WILDLIFE EXPERIENCE WITH IOLO WILLIAMS Join a small group (max 6) for personal attention and ethically sustainable wildlife watching. Five days all inclusive professional guidance, vehicle transport, food and accommodation. We will showcase the island’s incredible biodiversity which includes 50,000 wintering Geese, Chough, White-tailed Eagle, Golden Eagle, Otter, Peregrine, Hen Harrier, Merlin and many other wintering birds. http://www.naturescotland.
We encountered 102 bird and mammal species during the experience and we were fortunate to be bathed in Hebridean sunshine for most for the week! Many thanks to John M, Colin, Helen, Guy and John H for all making it such a great week on the 'Queen of the Hebrides'. #IsleofIslay #islay #NatureScotland #EwanMiles #WildlifePackageHolidays #WinterWildlife #WildlifeTours #Hebrides
There are only three spaces left on THE ISLE OF ISLAY WILDLIFE EXPERIENCE this autumn! For any queries or to book your place, please get in touch - firstname.lastname@example.org #NatureScotland #EwanMiles #islay #isleofislay #WildlifePackageHolidays